Colorado is a state known for its natural beauty, diverse culture, and vibrant community spirit. With summer just around the corner, the state is gearing up for a season of exciting festivals, fairs, and concerts that are sure to delight and entertain locals and visitors alike.
Whether you’re looking for family-friendly fun or a night out with friends, there’s something for everyone on the schedule this summer. Here’s a preview of some of the top community events happening in Colorado over the coming months:
- Denver Pop Culture Con (July 1-3)
This three-day celebration of all things pop culture is a must-attend event for fans of comics, movies, TV shows, video games, and more. Featuring celebrity guests, panels, workshops, and an extensive exhibit hall, Denver Pop Culture Con is a feast for the senses that will leave you buzzing with excitement.
- Colorado Renaissance Festival (June 12 – August 1)
Step back in time to a world of knights, jesters, and damsels in distress at the Colorado Renaissance Festival. This annual event is a beloved tradition for many Colorado residents, offering a full day of live entertainment, artisanal crafts, and delicious food and drink.
- Greeley Stampede (June 24 – July 4)
The Greeley Stampede is one of the biggest and most popular events in Colorado, drawing visitors from all over the state and beyond. With rodeos, concerts, carnival rides, and more, this 11-day extravaganza is a true celebration of Western culture and heritage.
- Telluride Bluegrass Festival (June 16-19)
For music lovers, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival is a can’t-miss event. Held in one of Colorado’s most scenic mountain towns, this four-day festival features some of the biggest names in bluegrass and Americana music, along with workshops, late-night jam sessions, and plenty of outdoor activities.
- Colorado State Fair (August 27 – September 6)
The Colorado State Fair is a beloved tradition that has been bringing people together for more than 150 years. With carnival rides, livestock exhibits, live music, and more, this 11-day event is a celebration of all things Colorado.
These are just a few of the many exciting community events happening in Colorado this summer. Whether you’re a lifelong resident or a first-time visitor, these festivals, fairs, and concerts are a great way to experience the state’s unique culture and connect with the local community. So mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and get ready for a summer of fun and festivities in Colorado!